Rumpole of the Bailey

  • 1980
  • 7 Seasons

Leo McKern played John Mortimer's clever London barrister Horace Rumpole in a popular Emmy-nominated series of episodes that aired on PBS's `Mystery!' The cases took place at the Old Bailey, where Rumpole's clients included a couple accused of running a brothel, an editor charged with libel, a member of Parliament accused of rape and a soldier in a cour (more…)

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Rumpole and the Blind Tasting

After a tough week in chambers, Rumpole anticipates a relaxing day at a wine-tasting party with Claude Erskine-Brown (Julian Curry). Hugh Timson: George Innes. Judge Graves: Robin Bailey. Mantis: David King. Honoria Bird: Phyllida Lae. Rumpole: Leo McKern.

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